05:27 AM

Ontic Appoints New Head of Global Sales

MRO EUROPE—London— Ontic, a BBA Aviation company and the aerospace industry’s leading provider of ‘Extended Life Solutions’ for OEM legacy products, announces the appointment of Bob Hopkins as the Head of Global Sales. In this role, Hopkins will drive Ontic’s global focus to enrich customer relationships and ensure Ontic delivers the world-class OEM products and solutions it is known for throughout the industry.

“With our expanding global customer base, this position will grow our products and services portfolio, while developing additional channels to reach the customer,” Gareth Hall, Ontic President and Managing Director said. “With his vast international management and leadership experience, we are proud to have Bob lead the team’s efforts in providing global legacy aircraft support.”

Hopkins brings more than 25 years of experience in the engineered products and forging marketplaces, 17 of which were in senior management roles driving the sales and customer strategies at companies such as Sifco Industries, Eaton and Argo Tech. Hopkins will office at Ontic’s Chatsworth facility in California.

The Ontic team is attending MRO Europe in London, England. Stop by booth 736 for more information on their broad range of maintenance and repair capabilities for OEM legacy products and systems.

Ontic is a wholly owned subsidiary of BBA Aviation plc, with over 40 years of aerospace product manufacturing and aftermarket support experience. Ontic provides FAA, CAAS, CAAC, EASA Part 21 and 145 OEM support, including new and serviceable spares and repairs for over 4,500 maturing aircraft parts. Its portfolio of products, licensed or acquired from major OEMs such as Honeywell, UTC Aerospace, Safran, Thales and GE Aviation, span all major aircraft systems in both civil and military markets. For more information, please visit

BBA Aviation plc is a leading global aviation services and aftermarket support provider. BBA Aviation’s Aftermarket Services businesses (Dallas Airmotive, H+S Aviation, International Turbine Service, W. H. Barrett Turbine Engine Company, International Governor Services and Ontic) are focused on the repair and overhaul of gas turbine engines and the manufacture and service of aerospace components, sub-systems and systems. BBA Aviation’s Flight Support businesses (Signature Flight Support and ASIG) provide specialist on-airport support services, including refueling and ground handling, to the owners and operators of private, business, military and commercial aircraft. BBA Aviation group companies operate from more than 200 individual locations on five continents. For more information, please visit